In this title, Kevin Yank, author of the book Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL, explains how to set up a complete web server on Windows. The training covers PHP 5, as well as the Apache web server and IIS. Targeted toward those new to web programming and experienced programmers alike, this tutorial, published by SitePoint, is a thorough guide to setting up PHP 5 and Apache or IIS on Windows.
Downloading and installing PHP and Apache
Creating and modifying a PHP configuration file
Configuring IIS for use with PHP
Configuring Apache for use with PHP
Creating a PHP script to test if the applications are installed correctly